Caribbean Festival 2017

Caribbean Festival via Future Focus Media Co-op

Worcester rocks local festivals and carnivals celebrating its multicultural roots. The annual Caribbean Festival is one of the biggest events of the year here in the Woo. Check out these highlights from other years as we count down to this year’s big event. Totally loving the work Future Focus Media Co-op does to highlight the Read More

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Spice Up Your Barbecues

tired of the same old same old macaroni and potato salad sides at you cookouts? Check out these recipes¬†¬†from the Worcester Food and Active Living Policy Council. They include some yummy ways to use locally grown herbs and produce, including: While you’re there, poke around and learn about the advocacy work the group is doing Read More

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Cooking with Plated.com

This was last night’s dinner menu: roast chicken with creamless cream corn and roasted herbed mushrooms and roasted swordfish wit Meyer lemon risotto, courtesy of a new meal delivery service, plated.com. The picture does not do the meal justice. The swordfish was moist and succulent, the creamless corn was creamier than you’d believe and the Read More

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Worcester Elections 2012 – Observations of an Observer

I spent7 hours yesterday sitting in the lobby at Worcester Technical High School as a poll observer for the Voter Protection Network. I signed up for that duty after hearing about the shenanigans that happened at various Worcester polling places during the primaries. And I’m glad I put in the time because what I saw Read More